This report produced by OCHA Libya in collaboration with humanitarian partners, covering the period of 28 April to 1 May. The next report will be issued on or around 3 May.
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES
International United Nations staff in Tripoli were evacuated to Tunisia following hostilities against the United Nations and diplomatic residences and offices in Tripoli on 1 May.
The discovery of three sea mines two miles from Misrata on 30 April led to the temporary close of the port. Two of the mines were deactivated and a third was isolated.
Fighting at the Wazin/Dhibat border resulted in civilian casualties as clashes spilled briefly into Tunisian territory.
On 1 May, WFP flew the inaugural flight of UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS), carrying 21 passengers from seven organizations between Malta, Cairo, and Benghazi.
The US$ 310 million Flash Appeal for the Libyan Crisis is currently funded at 43 per cent with $134 million committed and $3.4 million in pledges.
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